d was placed there with "dangerous" marked on it. The rebels shot the board into fragments.
A sergeant, taking a position soon after behind it, in less than five minutes was pierced by two Minnie balls.
Dr. King has resigned the Presidency of Columbia, (N. Y) College.
Rev. Dr. Barnard succeeds him.
The yellow fever was in progress at Key West, Fla, June 25th--mortality about one per diem.
With the consent of Gen Grant, the Christian Commission has sent to City Point, from Baltimore, steam engine No. 4, for the purpose of forcing water from the James river to the hospital, a distance of one mile from the river.
Some of the hospitals are located at such a distance from the river as to cause great difficulty in obtaining water for the patients.
Several thousand feet of hose were also sent with the engine.
Wesley Shaw, Assistant Engineer of the Baltimore Fire Department, Mike Donn, the engineer, and Jas Hall, the assistant engineer of No. 4, accompanied the engine.